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Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination, and a notified area committee in the Baramulla district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Originally called Gauri Marg.

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Doodhpathri

Doodhpathri

27.69km from Gulmarg

doodhpathri is a tourist destination and hill station in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This is a picturesque location which was attracting a lot of tourists from all the parts of the world.

Parihaspora

Parihaspora

27.87km from Gulmarg

Parihaspora is an old town situated near the district of Baramula at 26 km from Srinagar. This town was the capital of Kashmir during the Shankervarman Regime. It was found in the 8th century AD by the king of Kashmir, Lalityaditya Muktapid. The most popular feature of this place is the ancient archaeological monuments present at the Parihaspora Pattan and the Pattan Bazaar. Apart from these monuments, the town also houses few remains of a Buddhist Stupa and monastery.

Ziyarat Baba Abdullah Reshi

Ziyarat Baba Abdullah Reshi

34.58km from Gulmarg

The Ziarat of Baba Reshi is a popular shrine of Baramula, situated near the Alpather Lake at 13 km from Gulmarg and belongs to saint Baba payam-Din. Baba payam-Din was a well-known Muslim saint as well as a courtier of the king of Kashmir, Zain-ul-Abidin. This shrine is that very site where Baba payam-Din died in 1480 after spending his days in prayer and meditation.

Manasbal Lake

Manasbal Lake

34.68km from Gulmarg

Manasbal Lake is located in Ganderbal District in the State of Jammu and Kashmir in India. The name Manasbal is said to be a derivative of the Lake Manasarovar. Lake is encircled by three villages viz., Jarokbal, Kondabal (also called Kiln place, is situated on the north-eastern side of the lake) and Ganderbal and is stated to be the deepest lake in India.

Yusmarg

Yusmarg

35.6km from Gulmarg

Yusmarg is a hill station in the western part of Kashmir Valley in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated 47 km south of Srinagar the capital of the state.

Kheer bhawani temple

Kheer bhawani temple

37.49km from Gulmarg

Kheer Bhawani/Ksheer Bhawani is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Kheer Bhavani (originally just Bhawani) constructed over a sacred spring. The worship of Kheer Bhawani is universal among the Hindus of Kashmir. The temple is situated at a distance of 14 miles east of Srinagar near the village of Tul Mul. The term kheer refers to rice pudding that is offered in the spring to propitiate the Goddess, which became part of the name of the temple.

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Famous for its lakes, gardens and mountains. With a long history of nations fighting with each other for their territorial ambitions in the region.

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